It’s clear that celery juice is all the rage, but what else can you use this vegetable for? Celery makes a perfectly crunchy snack all on its own. However, figuring out what to do with celery can be tough, so we’ve put together these recipes to help you get inspired! From roasted to juiced, celery is pretty versatile. Don’t forget to check out these recipes and many more on our Food Monster App!
1. Potato and Celery Root Mash
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You can make great mashed potatoes without any dairy at all. This Potato and Celery Root Mash by Cathy Elton. This addition of celery root, which makes these potatoes quite a bit lower in carbs, and adds a subtle celery undertone. Garlic and chives kick up the flavor even more.
2. Celery Sunshine
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While celery juice alone isn’t the most palatable juice, this Celery Sunshine by Maryea Flaherty combines the celery with apples and lemon, and it’s quite refreshing. This juice is the color of sunshine and is sure to brighten any morning.
3. Pickled Celery
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Another version of celery – this time with a kick. This Pickled Celery by Magdalena Pienkos is quick to prepare and couples well with a variety of dishes. And the best part? It is so simple to make and even more delicious to eat.
4. Plant-Powered Muscle ‘Milk’
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This Plant-Powered Muscle ‘Milk’ by Nikki and Zuzana was created with one main goal in mind: to replenish. Whether you are refueling after an intense workout session or looking for a meal that will supply you with nutritious energy to last you for hours this green “mylkshake” will do the trick!
5. Celery, Mushroom, and White Bean Stew
If you’re craving a good, hearty stew, you can’t go wrong with this one! Celery, Mushroom, and White Bean Stew by Alenoosh Matakupan are simmered in a tomato-based broth. This stew tastes even better the next day, once the flavors have had more time to marry.
6. Lentil Loaf With Celery Root Mash
If you’re looking for a simple, effortless, and nutrient-dense recipe that doesn’t disappoint, you need to try out this Lentil Loaf With Celery Root Mash by Gabrielle St. Claire. Lentils can have the same hearty texture as meat and are perfect for recreating classic umami flavors. For a healthier alternative to mashed potatoes, this recipe uses celery root! When mashed, it is starchy and fluffy- just like the cozy mashed potatoes you grew up with.
7. Red Lentil Soup With Leek, Fennel, and Celery Heart
This Red Lentil Soup With Leek, Fennel, and Celery Heart by Lindsey Auerbach will yield the perfect dish to keep you warm on a cool night. The fennel and celery give this soup a light freshness that most lentil soups don’t usually have. Not only is this soup filling, it’s elegant and bursting with flavor.
8. Cheesy Potato Casserole With Cream of Celery Soup
This combination of a hearty, carb-y potato casserole with cream of celery soup is a real winner. The soup is light, yet filling and satisfying and so easy to make. The Cheesy Potato Casserole With Cream of Celery Soup by Chris Bartis is made from hash browns, a bit of the cream of celery soup, dairy-free créme fraiche, melty cheese shreds, and crunchy, salty crackers for the topping.
9. Buffalo Chickpea Tacos With Celery Ranch Sauce
Fiery chickpeas are paired with a cooling, creamy dairy-free celery ranch sauce in a taco shell in this easy weeknight dinner recipe. Toss the chickpeas in Buffalo sauce, add some roasted vegetables and greens, top the tacos generously with ranch dressing, and supper is ready. These Buffalo Chickpea Tacos With Celery Ranch Sauce by Vegan Richa’s Everyday Kitchen also makes a great appetizer for game day.
10. Magical Celery Juice For Beginners
This Magical Celery Juice For Beginners by Nikki and Zuzana is great for beginners and anyone who has a hard time drinking straight-up celery juice. The addition of lime makes it more palatable without adding any extra sugar. A wonderful way to kickstart a healthy day!
11. Cream of Celery Soup
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Creamy potatoes, celery, onion, and an array of spices come together to create this interpretation of traditional cream of celery soup. Potatoes give this Cream of Celery Soup by Christa Clark a rich and grainy texture while the celery gives the dish a sharp, fresh flavor. Keep it chunky, or blend for a puréed soup — either way, it’s delicious!
12. Savory Pumpkin and Celery Soup
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This Savory Pumpkin and Celery Soup by Emilie Heck is super creamy and savory, without having an overpowering flavor. This makes it the perfect option as a starter or even as a meal served with crusty bread and a side salad. It’s perfect for those days when the cold is about to get the better of you and you want nothing more than to stay warm and cozy at home.
13. Crispy Oil-Free Celeriac Fries
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Celeriac, also known as celery root, isn’t the first thing you’d think of when it comes to vegetables that make awesome fries, but these Crispy Oil-Free Celeriac Fries by Natalie Tamara is here to prove that it can be done. Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, their neutral flavor makes them perfect for the job. Serve these alongside your favorite burger and plenty of sauce for dipping.
14. Truffle and Thyme Celeriac Fries
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Doesn’t truffle oil just make everything infinitely more addicting? In this recipe for Truffle and Thyme Celeriac Fries by Emma D’Alessandro, thin celeriac fries are tossed in truffle oil and thyme flakes and then baked to crispy perfection. Healthy indulgence at it’s finest!
15. Celeriac Lasagna With Acorn Squash Marinara
This Celeriac Lasagna With Acorn Squash Marinara by Ashley Smyczek is a warm, gooey, and gluten-free vegan dish showcasing the celeriac root. Filled to the brim with root vegetables and home-made marinara sauce, this recipe is sure to keep you filled during the cooler months. Did we mention that there’s vegan ricotta in this too?
Still want to know more about celery? Check out how to make Mirepoix, a French mix of veggies that you can use for any recipe!
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